Working Papers ON THE OPTIMAL FISCAL TREATMENT OF FAMILY SIZE

  • Alessandro Balestrino
  • Published 2001
Should a benevolent social planner subsidise family size? Typically, contributions assuming exogenous fertility yield an a¢rmative answer, while those assuming endogenous fertility do not reach de...nite conclusions. We re-examine the endogenous fertility model, and ...nd that when redistribution is accomplished mostly using non-income taxes, there is… CONTINUE READING